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500 million downloads of Angry Birds and counting

11/02/2011, What happens when you are upset at a group of green, mean looking pigs for stealing your eggs? Why, you end up getting incensed – and have a hit game on your hands to boot. We’re talking about the Angry Birds franchise by Rovio that has...

Angry Birds stores to be opened in China next year

11/02/2011, If you can’t get enough of Angry Birds (it sure feels like most of the world can’t), you might want to consider a vacation to China sometime next year. Rovio has announced that it plans to open a series of Angry Birds branded retail stores in...

Angry Birds Seasons get Halloween update

10/21/2011, When it comes to Halloween, there is one color which should stand out from a dreary black background – yes, that is right, we’re talking about bright orange. Why so, you ask? Well, with all the pumpkins out there being carved out to end up as...

Angry Birds On Thin Ice Board Game

10/03/2011, I’m not sure whether to call the Angry Birds franchise a cash cow or a golden goose – I think that the latter would fit the description far better. Well, there is a new board game from Mattel that has arrived in time for the winter holiday...

Angry Birds study says male gamers are the more lucrative market

09/12/2011, We all know what a worldwide phenomenon Angry Birds is at the moment, and I am afraid that eventually Angry Birds might be the downfall of Rovio. After all, Motorola was in the doldrums after the immensely successful RAZR line of phones, making them a...

Angry Birds park might be new revenue stream

09/05/2011, We do know that Rovio did compare their Angry Birds phenomenon to Nintendo’s Mario, claiming to be the new Mario which will still be around a couple of decades from now. Well guess what, Rovio? I’m quite sure that Mario too will be there down...

Samsung Galaxy S II gets dedicated Angry Birds level

07/05/2011, iPhone users tend to gloat that they get all the good games first, before it arrives on other platforms such as Android and Windows Phone 7. One of the prime examples would be Angry Birds, but on the other hand, Angry Birds is a free download on Android,...

Angry Birds arrive on Windows Phone 7 at last

06/29/2011, You can more or less claim that the cycle is complete – Rovio’s insanely popular Angry Birds franchise is now available across most major mobile operating systems, having already appeared on iOS, Android, and now, Windows Phone 7. It would...

Angry Birds Magic Places on NOOK Color

06/28/2011, All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, and if Jack were to read the whole day long, he might be knowledgeable but dull as well. What can be done about the situation? Why, forget about those paper tomes that Jack sticks his nose into – why not...

Angry Birds Seasons: Summer Pignic now on Android Market

06/22/2011, The Angry Birds march goes on, this time you have Angry Birds Seasons: Summer Pignic to (obviously) usher in the summer. Having been spotted as recently as yesterday, we are rather surprised to see it already being made available on the Android Market...

Angry Birds Rio 1.2.0 to offer 15 more levels

06/08/2011, I do wonder at times – do the folks over at Rovio eat, sleep and dream Angry Birds all the time? Do they see a puzzle in every single thing, where this obsession might actually end up being a good thing – as this means the rest of the world...